Tag Archive | "Alzheimer’s"

How To Help Alzheimer’s Patients Enjoy Life, Not Just ‘Fade Away’

Alzheimer’s disease has an unusual distinction: It’s the illness that Americans fear most; more than cancer, stroke or heart disease.

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‘Boot Camp’ Helps Alzheimer’s, Dementia Caregivers Take Care Of Themselves, Too

Gary Carmona thought he could do it all. He’s run companies and chaired nonprofit boards. But since his wife was diagnosed with dementia, Carmona, 77, has felt overwhelmed.

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To Help Ward Off Alzheimer’s, Think Before You Eat

Diets designed to boost brain health, targeted largely at older adults, are a new, noteworthy development in the field of nutrition.

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Could caffeine actually help prevent dementia?

There could be good news for coffee lovers. Researchers identified 24 compounds, including caffeine, with the potential to boost an enzyme in the brain shown to protect against dementia.

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PBS documentary examines drive to find Alzheimer treatment

The cost of this coming epidemic is destined to be financially ruinous, not only on an individual basis, but also as a public-health crisis nationwide.

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Could taking a sauna ward of dementia?

Regular visits to the sauna can help lower the risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer’s disease as well as dying of heart ailments, a Finnish study suggests.

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